UPLIGHTS: Upward Lightning Triggering Study

Tom A. Warner Department of Atmospheric Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota

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John H. Helsdon Jr. Department of Atmospheric Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota

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Matthew J. Bunkers NOAA/National Weather Service, Rapid City, South Dakota

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Marcelo M. F. Saba National Institute for Space Research, S. José dos Campos, Brazil

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CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: John H. Helsdon Jr., Department of Atmospheric Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 East St. Joseph, Rapid City, SD 57701, E-mail: John.Helsdon@sdsmt.edu

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: John H. Helsdon Jr., Department of Atmospheric Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 East St. Joseph, Rapid City, SD 57701, E-mail: John.Helsdon@sdsmt.edu
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